Language : English
Published : 2013-09-19
Pages : 352
Computers in Hotels
Computers in Hotels: Concepts and Applications is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of students of under graduate hotel management programmes. The book covers the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry and uses numerous examples, exhibits, flowcharts, cases, and illustrations to explain them. The book is divided into two parts. The first part on Computer Fundamentals introduces the reader to the basics of computers. Further it elaborates on various operating systems, MS Office, the internet, and database management systems (DBMS). The second part on Computer Applications in the Hotel Industry provides detailed discussion on hotel information system, computerized reservation system (CRS) and room management. It also covers accounting module, food and beverage (F&B) management, property management system (PMS) interface, and management information system (MIS). Students will find this book useful for its coverage of the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry explained through numerous illustrations, examples, and cases. It will also be useful for hospitality professionals with its practice-oriented approach.
About the Author
Partho Pratim Seal is Assistant Professor, Durgapur Society of Management Sciences (DSMS), Durgapur. He was earlier Lecturer at Institute of International Management & Technology, Bengal. He also has 8 years of industry experience and had worked in the food production department of a multi-speciality club in Kolkata and various restaurants in Delhi. He has completed his diploma in hotel management from IHM Chennai, MSc in hotel management from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem, and PG Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad.
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Gary Schneider is the William S. Perlroth Professor of Accounting at Quinnipiac University. He previously held teaching appointments at the University of San Diego, the University of Tennessee, and Xavier University. The author of more than 50 books and 100 research papers, Dr. Schneider has written extensively on accounting and information systems topics with his work appearing in such journals as INTERFACES, IS AUDIT & CONTROL JOURNAL, and JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. His books have been translated into Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. A CPA who practiced public accounting in Ohio for 14 years before undertaking his academic career, Dr. Schneider holds a Ph.D. in accounting information systems from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati.
How To Be Happy: How Developing Your Confidence, Resilience, Appreciation and Communication Can Lead to a Happier, Healthier You
We all have the capacity to be happy. There may be occasions in your life where this seems a challenging concept, however there are some very definite things that you can do to make sure that you are happy more often than not. After all, happy people get sick less often, they have more energy, are more creative, sustain more positive relationships and are more fun to be around.
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